Posted on June 29, 2015
By D?Ann Lawrence White, The Tampa Tribune
Area residents can once again fish, picnic and lob volleyballs at
The county-owned park at 6760 Surfside Blvd. reopened June 17 after being closed to the public since last November for a restoration project to prevent beach erosion.
Over the past 20 years, erosion stripped away sand at Apollo Beach’s only public beach, leaving behind a rocky berm. During the seven months the park was closed, the county spent $270,000 to level the berm, create upland sand dunes and construct seven 6- to 8-foot offshore rock barricades and a jetty to prevent erosion.
READ FULL ARTICLE HERE